Baby Driver actor Ansel Elgort faces allegations of sexual assault, denies claims in social media post- Entertainment News, The News Everyday

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A lady has accused Baby Driver star Ansel Elgort of sexual assault when she was a minor, a declare the actor has dismissed saying “her descriptions of occasions is just not what occurred”.

The girl, launched a prolonged assertion on Twitter Friday with the caption ”My story with Ansel Elgort”, detailing the alleged 2014 assault, reported Deadline.

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“I used to be sexually assaulted a few days after I simply turned 17. And he was in his 20s… It was my first time and I used to be sobbing in ache and I did not wish to do it the one phrases that got here out of his mouth had been ‘we have to break you in’,” she wrote.

In an Instagram publish on Saturday, Elgort stated that he and the girl had a “transient, authorized and fully consensual relationship”.

The actor, who was then in New York, stated he has “by no means and would by no means assault anybody”.

Here is Elgort’s assertion

The girl, whose Twitter account has since been deleted, stated she direct-messaged Elgort two days earlier than her 17th birthday, anticipating him to not reply, however he did.

According to her, the actor despatched her his private Snapchat account and a request for nude images. She additionally posted a photograph of what seemed to be her sitting subsequent to Elgort, together with a screenshot of she stated was their direct message alternate.

“Years later I’ve PTSD [post-traumatic stress disorder], I’ve panic assaults I am going to remedy,” she wrote, sharing a photograph of what seems to be her and Elgort, and a screenshot of their direct messaging dialog.

The girl stated she got here ahead now as a result of she is “prepared to speak about it and at last heal”.

Elgort, in his response, apologised for not dealing with the breakup nicely.

“As I look again at my perspective, I’m disgusted and deeply ashamed of the best way I acted. I’m actually sorry. I do know I have to proceed to replicate, be taught, and work to develop in empathy,” he stated.

Elgort will subsequent be seen in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, one among Disney’s main deliberate releases for the vacation season, and HBO Max’s authentic collection, Tokyo Vice.

The studios haven’t reacted to the allegations.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

Updated Date: Jun 21, 2020 13:30:35 IST













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